Study on New LIGBT with Multi Gate for High Speed and Improving Latch up Effect

래치 업 특성의 개선과 고속 스위칭 특성을 위한 다중 게이트 구조의 새로운 LIGBT

  • 강이구 (고려대학교 전기공학과) ;
  • 성만영 (고려대학교 전기공학과)
  • Published : 2000.04.01

Abstract

In this paper a new conductivity modulated power transistor called the Lateral Insulated Gated Bipolar Transistor which included n+ ring and p-channel gate is presented. A new lateral IGBT structure is proposed to suppress latch-up and to improve turn off time by imploying n+ ring and p-channel gate and verified by MEDICI. The simulated I-V characteristics at $V_{G}$=15V show that the latch up occurs at $V_{A}$=18V and 6.9$\times$10$^{-5}$ A/${\mu}{\textrm}{m}$ for the proposed LIGBT while the conventional LIGBT latches at $V_{A}$=1.3V and 1.96${\mu}{\textrm}{m}$10$^{-5A}$${\mu}{\textrm}{m}$. It is shown that turn off characteristic of new LIGBT is 8 times than that of conventional LIGBT. And noble LIGBT is not n+ buffer layer because that It includes p channel gate and n+ ring. Therefore Mask for the buffer layer isn’t needed. The concentration of n+ ring is and the numbers of n+ ring and p channel gate are three for the optimal design.n.n.n.n.

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